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Decoding The Food And Drink On A Day Of The Dead Altar

The Mexican tradition celebrates the dead and welcomes their return to the land of the living once a year. Enticing them to make the trip is where the food, drink and musical offerings come in.
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At 83, Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard Makes The Leap To 3-D

Godard, who has been making films for more than half a century, shared the 2014 Jury Prize at Cannes for his 3-D film, Goodbye To Language. He likes 3-D, he says, because "there aren't any rules."
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The Incredible Story Of Chilean Miners Rescued From The 'Deep Down Dark'

Hector Tobar had exclusive access to the 33 miners to report his new book detailing the claustrophobic horror they faced when they were trapped for 69 days in 2010. The result is a doozy.
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Halloween For Adults: A Scary History

Fright Night is not just for kids anymore. Never really was.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 29

A young cellist performs a free concert and a local printmaker looks back at her past work and the ancient imagery that inspired it.

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Marvel's Next Films To Have More Diverse Leads

In addition to two more films in the Avengers series, Marvel has announced its next round of movies until 2019, featuring characters like The Black Panther, Dr. Strange and Captain Marvel.
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At 83, Dancer Carmen De Lavallade Looks Back At A Life Spent Onstage

De Lavallade's husband of 59 years, dancer Geoffrey Holder, died on Oct. 5. "He was my biggest fan and I was the same way with him," she says. De Lavallade's one-woman show is called As I Remember It.
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Book Review: 'Belzhar' By Meg Wolitzer

Novelist Gabrielle Zelvin reviews Meg Wolitzer's new young adult book, Belzhar.
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To Make Bread, Watch The Dough, Not The Recipe

One man's quest for the perfect loaf took him to Paris, Berlin, California and Kansas. What he learned can't easily be captured in words. It's a feeling in your fingers that comes from experience.
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Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Oct. 28

You can see a musical about a salesman turned preacher or check out a new play.

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